Course: H.S. Probability & Statistics

 

PS.P.5

Calculate the expected value of a random variable; interpret it as the mean of the probability distribution.

I Can Statements Academic Vocabulary

*I can calculate the expected value of a random variable.

*I can define the expected value of a random variable as the mean of the probability distribution.

Expected value
Random variable
Probability distribution

Looking Back Looking Ahead

*Record multiple observations (or simulated samples) of random events and construct empirical models of the probability distributions. (MA.AII.DSP.4) & (MA.AA.DSP.5)

*This course is a 4th year course in the Indiana sequence. The concepts and skills within the course extend to multiple post-secondary pathways and applications.

Clarifying Examples and Digital Resources
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